It appears that the price of swiping proper isn’t simply the danger of a garbage date – however to be requested for a refund if it goes badly.
For one man the considered losing money was an excessive amount of – so he requested for his date to refund him.
That’s what occurred to Alex Colboth, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, whose “match” requested that she pay for half of the price of the three dates they have been on.
She shared a screengrab of the request on Twitter, with the caption: “It’s the audacity for me.”
In the messages, the person wrote: “Hi Alex, hope you’re doing well. Would you mind letting me know what your Venmo is?
“The purpose I ask is because you and I will not be seeing one another anymore, it is solely honest to ask for equal cost from you for the dates we went on.
“I believe it was 3 separate times we went out bars/restaurants where I paid for us both each time.
“I’d say $35 is greater than honest for your meals and drinks that I received throughout these dates. I view that as a good lady, I hope you may take into account reimbursing me. Thanks!”
But Alex didn’t appear sympathetic to the request, as she jokingly shared a gif of Boo from Monsters Inc falling asleep with the caption: “How I’m going to sleep tonight understanding I nonetheless have that $35.”
And she clarified that she had offered to pay on the dates – after people asked her on Twitter.
Her tweet went viral, with more 184,000 likes and sparked a huge debate on social media.
For the most part, people on Twitter appeared to agree with her.
One person replied: “Him asking for the dates to be break up evenly is not the difficulty right here.
“It’s that he waited until AFTER he knew things wouldn’t continue to ask, so he wasn’t paying to be nice in the first place, he was paying with the expectation of some reward (sex, companionship, etc) which is weird.”
Another mentioned: “You dodged a bullet.”
A third commented: “The responses to this thread are WILD. Dudes, either pay for the date with no expectations or ask to split the bill upfront.
“I’ve all the time finished the previous. No disgrace if you wish to do the latter. But asking for money after issues didn’t work out? That’s petty and ridiculous.”
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